Policy & EU Matters
Poland secure €10 billion in EU funds for design innovation support programme.
Consultation with Poland’s community of designers has resulted in up to €10 billion of EU funding being made available for R&D and innovation activity.
Europe must look beyond tech innovation and increase design for growth
Speaking at the first Design for Europe annual summit in Brussels, Antti Peltomäki, Deputy Director-General, DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship & SMEs at the European Commission announced that whilst the EU’s overall level of innovation has remained stable, more investment is needed to boost its innovation performance.
Read the full article here http://designforeurope.eu/news-opinion/europe-must-look-beyond-tech-innovation-and-increase-design-growth
European Design Innovation Initiative projects update
Through the EDII, the European Commission seeks to embed design for user-centred innovation in government policies and company strategies across the European Union. As the EDII projects involving, we provide a summary of key achievements and outcomes.